The Housing First model is a minimal barrier housing service specifically designed for individuals living with concurrent mental illness, addiction who have experienced chronic homelessness. This program understands the challenges that people have experienced and works collaboratively with the client to address areas of concern in a strength based, recovery focused model. The Housing First […]Continue readingHousing and Outreach Services
CMHA Programs and Services
CMHA Thunder Bay offers a range of programs and services, from support services to training workshops and crisis intervention. See the complete list of our official programs below, or choose a category on the side menu to find the specific service you’re looking for. For more information, please contact us.
Justice and Case Management Services offers mental health support and diversion within the court system to youth and adults. It also offers housing support and outreach to individuals in the community and those transitioning out of Forensics Unit at TBRHSC. Clients are generally those who are not connected to traditional services, may be homeless and […]Continue readingJustice and Case Management Services
New Foundations in house activities are suspended until further notice. Members will have access to their caseworkers during regular hours of operation by calling 807-345-5564 New Foundations offers a range of supports to assist people in developing skills in education, employment, housing, and social rehabilitation. New Foundations Brochure (pdf) Eligibility: 16 and over New Foundations provides […]Continue readingNew Foundations
The Canadian Mental Health Association proudly presents Photovoice 2014. Using cameras and storytelling, eight community members from the Canadian Mental Health Association explored the question: What makes you come alive?The Canadian Mental Health Association proudly presents Photovoice 2014. Using cameras and storytelling, eight community members from the Canadian Mental Health Association explored the question: What makes you come alive? The […]Continue readingPhotovoice 2014: What Makes You Come Alive?
Photovoice is an excellent training tool for anyone who wants to assist those living with a mental illness in their process of recovery. This is a multimedia presentation with 40 photographic images and narratives portraying the experience of mental illness and recovery from the perspectives of eight psychiatric survivors living in Thunder Bay. The Photovoice project […]Continue readingPhotovoice: Exposing Our Path to Wellness
This is an introduction to mental illness with a focus on the recovery approach. It is designed for students, mental health professionals or anyone working with individuals with lived experience of mental illness.Continue readingPractical Approaches to Recovery & Mental Health
What is it? Seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, is a kind of depression that appears at certain times of the year. It usually begins in the fall when the days get shorter and lasts through the winter. SAD doesn’t only happen in the colder months though. A less common form of seasonal affective disorder […]Continue readingSeasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) – Light Therapy Giveaway